Article thumbnail

Individual exposures to drinking water trihalomethanes, low birth weight and small for gestational age risk: a prospective Kaunas cohort study

By Regina Grazuleviciene, Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen, Jone Vencloviene, Maria Kostopoulou-Karadanelli, Stuart W Krasner, Asta Danileviciute, Gediminas Balcius and Violeta Kapustinskiene
Topics: Research
Publisher: BioMed Central
OAI identifier:
Provided by: PubMed Central

To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.

Suggested articles


  1. (2005). Belgiorno V: Optimisation of analytical methods for the determination of DBPs: Application to drinking waters from Greece and Italy. Desalination
  2. (2004). Chlorination by-products (CBPs) in drinking water and adverse pregnancy outcomes in Italy.
  3. (2000). Chlorination disinfection by-products in water and their association with adverse reproductive outcomes, a review. Occup Environ Med
  4. (2007). Cordier S: Sources of variability in levels and exposure to trihalomethanes. Environmental Research
  5. (1996). Declaration of Helsinki: Recommendations guiding physicians in biomedical research involving human subjects.
  6. (2002). Drinking water contaminants and adverse pregnancy outcomes: a review. Environ Health Perspect
  7. (2004). Drinking water contaminants, gene polymorphisms, and fetal growth. Environ Health Perspect
  8. (2003). DW: Effect of trihalomethane exposure on fetal development. Occup Environ Med
  9. (2004). DW: The effect of disinfection by-products and mutagenic activity on birth weight and gestational duration. Environ Health Perspect
  10. (2006). Estimated effects of disinfection by-products on birth weight in a population served by a single water utility.
  11. (2006). Exposure to drinking water disinfection by-products and Grazuleviciene et al. Environmental Health 2011, 10:32 Page 10 of 11pregnancy loss.
  12. (1998). Exposure to trihalomethanes and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Epidemiology
  13. (2009). Health impacts of long-term exposure to disinfection by-products in drinking water in Europe: HIWATE. Water Health
  14. (2000). JV: Household exposures to drinking water disinfection by-products: whole blood trihalomethane levels. J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol
  15. (1992). JW: The association of waterborne chloroform with intrauterine growth retardation. Epidemiology
  16. (2004). Lithuanian national birthweight standards by gestational age. Medicinos teorija ir praktika
  17. (1995). LM: Drinking water and pregnancy outcome in Central North Carolina: source, amount and trihalomethane levels. Environ Health Perspect
  18. (2002). Maternal exposure to low-level air pollution and pregnancy outcomes: a population-based study. Environ Health
  19. (2001). MB: Assessing exposure to disinfection byproducts in women of reproductive age living in Corpus Christi, Texas, and Cobb County, Georgia: descriptive results and methods. Environ Health Perspect
  20. (2007). ME: Fetal growth in early pregnancy and risk of delivering low birth weight infant: prospective cohort study. Br Med J
  21. (2008). Michels KB: Parental characteristics as predictors of birthweight. Hum Reprod
  22. (2010). Multilevel modelling of chlorination by-product presence in drinking water distribution systems for human exposure assessment purposes. Environ Monit Assess
  23. (1998). Neutra RR: A prospective study of spontaneous abortion: relation to amount and source of drinking water consumed in early pregnancy. Epidemiology
  24. (2010). Nieuwenhuijsen MJ: Exposure to disinfection by-products, fetal growth, and prematurity: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Epidemiology
  25. (2008). Olshan AF: Drinking water disinfection byproduct exposure and fetal growth. Epidemiology
  26. (1996). PC: Reproductive and developmental effects of disinfection by-products in drinking water. Environ Health Perspect
  27. (2005). Reif JS: Late pregnancy exposures to disinfection by-products and growth-related birth outcomes. Environ Health Perspec
  28. (2005). Relation of trihalomethane concentrations in public water supplies to stillbirth and birth weight in three water regions in England. Environ Health Perspect
  29. (2005). Riddle MR: The effect of trihalomethane and haloacetic acid exposure on fetal growth in a Maryland county.
  30. (1995). Savrin JE: Public drinking water contamination and birth outcomes.
  31. (2007). SS: Association between trihalomethane concentrations in drinking water and adverse pregnancy outcome in Taiwan. Environ Res
  32. (2001). Tardiff RG: Weight of evidence for an association between adverse reproductive and developmental effects and exposure to disinfection by-products: a critical review. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol
  33. (2009). The epidemiology and possible mechanisms of disinfection by-products in drinking water. Philos Transact A Math Phys Eng Sci
  34. (2003). The relationship between water concentrations and individual uptake of chloroform: a simulation study. Environ Health Perspect
  35. (1999). Trihalomethanes in public water supplies and adverse birth outcomes. Epidemiology
  36. (2006). Updated weight of evidence for an association between adverse reproductive and developmental effects and exposure to disinfection by-products. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol
  37. (2001). Use of routinely collected data on trihalomethane in drinking water for epidemiological purposes. Occup Environ Med
  38. (2008). Weinberg HS: Drinking water disinfection by-products and time to pregnancy. Epidemiology